[Dovecot] resilience suggestion

Udo Rader udo.rader at bestsolution.at
Fri Feb 9 13:13:09 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 13:02 +0000, David Lee wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Jakob Hirsch wrote:
> > Quoting David Lee:
> >
> > > We have had a source code hack since October (in "deliver.c", simply
> > > replacing a "return ret" occurence with "return EX_TEMPFAIL") and it has
> >
> > I cannot speak for Timo, but if this means mail for non-existing users
> > will stay in the MTA's queue until it times out, it's definitely wrong.
> It may, indeed, be wrong for many sites.  But that's why I had also said:
>    "option ... if the circumstances were appropriate for the site"

But why then modify dovecot instead of fixing nscd? nscd is as open
source as dovecot, so I don't see any advantage here.

Udo Rader

bestsolution.at EDV Systemhaus GmbH
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